Areal Flood Watch

Issued At: Sunday, 11 Feb 2018, 4:13 AM CST
Expires At: Sunday, 11 Feb 2018, 6:00 PM CST

Flood watch national weather service nashville tn 413 am cst sun feb 11 2018 ...flood watch remains in effect through this afternoon... .a cold front will continue to very slowly move through middle tennessee today. the last of a series of surface lows will move northeastward along the boundary this morning and add to the low level forcing that is in place. the southwesterly mid and upper level flow will continue to provide a moisture rich airmass. additional rainfall totals will range from one half inch across western middle tennessee to around 1 inch across the cumberland plateau region. area rivers and streams will continue to rise due to the heavier rainfall that has already fallen. robertson-sumner-macon-clay-pickett-humphreys-dickson-cheatham- davidson-wilson-trousdale-smith-jackson-putnam-overton-fentress- perry-hickman-lewis-williamson-maury-marshall-rutherford-cannon- de kalb-white-cumberland-bedford-coffee-warren-grundy-van buren- wayne-lawrence-giles- including the cities of springfield, hendersonville, gallatin, goodlettsville, lafayette, celina, byrdstown, waverly, new johnsonville, mcewen, dickson, ashland city, kingston springs, nashville, lebanon, mount juliet, hartsville, carthage, south carthage, gordonsville, gainesboro, cookeville, livingston, jamestown, allardt, linden, lobelville, centerville, hohenwald, franklin, brentwood, columbia, lewisburg, murfreesboro, smyrna, la vergne, woodbury, smithville, sparta, crossville, shelbyville, tullahoma, manchester, mcminnville, altamont, coalmont, spencer, clifton, waynesboro, lawrenceburg, and pulaski 413 am cst sun feb 11 2018 ...flood watch remains in effect through this afternoon... the flood watch continues for * a portion of middle tennessee, including the following areas, bedford, cannon, cheatham, clay, coffee, cumberland, davidson, de kalb, dickson, fentress, giles, grundy, hickman, humphreys, jackson, lawrence, lewis, macon, marshall, maury, overton, perry, pickett, putnam, robertson, rutherford, smith, sumner, trousdale, van buren, warren, wayne, white, williamson, and wilson. * through this afternoon * the flood watch is in effect for that portion of middle tennessee along and to the east and south of a springfield to waverly line. * a deep southwesterly flow aloft will combine with a slow moving frontal boundary to produce additional rainfall during the watch period. the additional rainfall today will range from one half inch western middle tennessee to around 1 inch across the cumberland plateau region. precautionary/preparedness actions... a flood watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. you should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.